KB Home (NYSE:KBH) went up by 1.33% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $52.48. The company’s stock price has collected 4.24% of gains in the last five trading sessions. Barron’s reported on 07/20/21 that Housing Starts Accelerated More Than Expected in June Despite Shortages
Is It Worth Investing in KB Home (NYSE :KBH) Right Now?
KB Home (NYSE:KBH) scored a price-to-earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 9.21 x from its present earnings ratio. Plus, the 36-month beta value for KBH is at 1.80. Opinions of the stock are interesting as 8 analysts out of 15 who provided ratings for KB Home declared the stock was a “buy,” while 1 rated the stock as “overweight,” 6 rated it as “hold,” and 0 as “sell.”
The average price from analysts is $54.82, which is $12.58 above the current price. KBH currently public float of 75.94M and currently shorts hold a 6.17% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of KBH was 1.67M shares.
KBH’s Market Performance
KBH stocks went up by 4.24% for the week, with a monthly drop of -4.72% and a quarterly performance of -14.24%, while its annual performance rate touched 32.45%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 3.27% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 2.89% for KB Home. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is 1.53% for KBH stocks with a simple moving average of 0.01% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion of KBH
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for KBH stocks, with Seaport Global Securities repeating the rating for KBH by listing it as a “Buy.” The predicted price for KBH in the upcoming period, according to Seaport Global Securities is $50 based on the research report published on July 19th of the current year 2021.
Wells Fargo, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see KBH reach a price target of $55. The rating they have provided for KBH stocks is “Overweight” according to the report published on April 16th, 2021.
KBH Trading at -5.00% from the 50-Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought KBH to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -21.84% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 2.89%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 3.27%, as shares sank -5.11% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading -19.57% lower at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, KBH rose by +4.24%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by +3.04% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $40.29. In addition, KB Home saw 22.37% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further gains.
Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at KBH starting from Kaminski Jeff, who sale 64,277 shares at the price of $47.16 back on Apr 22. After this action, Kaminski Jeff now owns 102,465 shares of KB Home, valued at $3,031,447 using the latest closing price.
HOLLINGER WILLIAM R, the SVP & Chief Accounting Officer of KB Home, sale 50,000 shares at $44.05 during a trade that took place back on Feb 12, which means that HOLLINGER WILLIAM R is holding 113,984 shares at $2,202,500 based on the most recent closing price.
Stock Fundamentals for KBH
Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:
- +8.14 for the present operating margin
- +19.33 for the gross margin
The net margin for KB Home stands at +7.05. The total capital return value is set at 7.93, while invested capital returns managed to touch 6.88. Equity return is now at value 15.60, with 7.80 for asset returns.
Based on KB Home (KBH), the company’s capital structure generated 66.97 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 40.11. Total debt to assets is 33.33, with long-term debt to equity ratio resting at 66.47. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 39.81.
When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 1.06, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.40. The receivables turnover for the company is 15.91 and the total asset turnover is 0.80. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 5.28.